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New Orleans Saints & New Orleans Pelicans Mentorship Program

The Saints and Pelicans will offer a mentorship opportunity for UL Lafayette students during the Spring 2022 semester. Participants will be paired with a Saints or Pelicans staff member closely associated within their field of study. The goal of the program is to help students build industry relationships and prepare for a career in sports.

The mentorship program will run for eight weeks. Participants will meet virtually with their mentors at least once a week. There will be opportunities for in-person meetings including a facility visit. If chosen, students should plan to dedicate an hour a week to the program.

Deadline extended: The deadline to apply is now January 24, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Mentorship Program Eligibility

To be eligible for the mentorship program, you must:

  • Be an enrolled UL Lafayette student (full-time status) for the Spring 2022 semester
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in sports, tourism, or entertainment industries

Undergraduate Students:

  • Have earned a minimum 60 hours upon completion of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Major in the any of the following undergraduate programs:
    • Accounting
    • Advertising
    • Broadcasting
    • Computer Art and Animation
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Graphic Design
    • Hospitality Management
    • Informatics
    • Insurance and Risk Management
    • Journalism
    • Kinesiology-Sport Management Concentration
    • Moving Image Arts
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Organizational Communications
    • Public Relations
    • Political Science

Graduate Students:

  • Pursuing any of the following master's degree programs:
    • Accounting (M.S.)
    • Business Administration (M.B.A.)
    • Communication (M.S.)
    • Informatics (M.S.)
    • Kinesiology (M.S.)

Mentorship Program Application